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Below are links to resources for Safety:

Crime Prevention Tips For Seniors

“TAKE FIVE TO STAY ALIVE”

Simple steps to help reduce the impact of gun violence

Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline The City’s Domestic Violence Hotline provides safety planning, referrals, and connections to emergency housing for victims of domestic violence. This assistance is available to both male and female victims. The hotline provides assistance in over 150 languages.
New York Fire Department  One of the fundamental missions of the Fire Department is to protect the lives and property of New York City residents and visitors through fire safety education programs. Their strategy to reduce fire deaths and injuries is to focus on prevention by identifying and rectifying unsafe behaviors.
 Fire Safety Publications

FDNY emergency planning and preparedness

FDNY Smart

NYPD crime prevention The mission of the Crime Prevention Section is to provide crime deterrent services and programs to the citizens and businesses within the City of New York. Included in this endeavor are programs consisting of informative lectures, crime reduction programs, and outreach initiatives. These complimentary services not only assist in the suppression of crime but also minimize the fear and negative perception associated with crime through a working partnership between the police and the community. Public Safety Issues:

Department of Transportation  Safe Bicycling Tips
OEM Household preparedness Guide
Department of Education An emergency readiness guide available in 10 languages
New York City Housing Authority  Cold weather safety tips
Gun Safety Report This report will discuss the statistics on gun-related violence as well as the practicality of gun safety measures, in an attempt to move towards an approach that will protect rights while also protecting the safety of the public.
Safety Tips
Access Friendly Report The Office of the Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, in partnership with Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled (BCID), American Institute of Architects NY (AIA NY), Age-Friendly NYC, and The New York Academy of Medicine, launched the Access-Friendly NYC initiative in February of 2015 to improve accessibility in New York City public buildings.